34-27-19 Removing dead body maliciously or with intent to sell or dissect as misdemeanor.
Removing dead body maliciously or with intent to sell or dissect as misdemeanor.
Every person who removes all or any part of the dead body of a human being from any grave or other
place where the same has been buried, or from any place where the same is deposited while awaiting
burial, with intent to sell the same or to dissect it without authority of law, or from malice or
wantonness, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: PenC 1877, § 358; CL 1887, § 6559; RPenC 1903, § 363; RC 1919, § 3877; SDC 1939,
§ 13.1418; SL 1977, ch 190, § 74.